Course Content and Outcome Guide for MCH 282
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- MCH 282
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- CNC Router Operation
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Course DescriptionA technical elective course in the Associate of Applied Science Degree in the Machine Manufacturing Technology program. Introduces the basic operation and setup skill used with Techno (G & M compatible) controlled CNC Routers. Prerequisite: MCH 281. Audit available.
Addendum to Course Description
Intended Outcomes for the course
- Functions of the Buttons, Switches and Keys found on CNC Machine Control Units (MCU) for the control of the functions of the control panel display, machine operation, feed, spindle speed, tool changing, axis motion, automatic and manual operation of the machine tool.
- The five CNC Modes of Operation; Manual; Manual data Input (MDI); Edit; Program Operation - Memory (Automatic) & Tape.
- Key Sequences of CNC machine operation for: Machining Centers.
- CNC Program Verification such as: Safety Priorities; Running Good Parts; and Verification of Programs.
Course Activities and Design
MCH 282 CNC Router Operation will be presented by means of audio-visual presentations, demonstrations, lab experiences, and research activities. The course activities and design emphasize the development of skills and knowledge outcomes prescribed by established industry standards. The identified outcomes will be achieved by means of individual and team activities.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Techno CNC Router Operators ManualMachining Center Programming & Operation with Workbook, by Mike Lynch, published by CNC Concepts